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N Korean ship spotted likely violating sanctions a third time

16-Feb-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

A North Korean tanker has likely violated United Nations sanctions for the third time in recent months, according to authorities in Japan. Images taken from a Japanese spy [...]
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Who’s Really Winning the N Korea Standoff?

16-Feb-2018 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:00 AM

Kim Jong-un may seem to have the upper hand, but the US is quietly proving otherwise. There have been wild reports that the United States is considering a “bloody [...]
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S. Korea to pay $2.6 million for North’s Olympic presence

15-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Seoul on Wednesday approved a $2.6 million budget to cover expenses for North Koreans visiting for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, officials said, after the North’s [...]
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Kim Jong Un’s half brother was assassinated with nerve poison one year ago here’s how it went down and the remaining unsolved mysteries

15-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Business Insider | 6:00 AM

It’s been one year since the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was assassinated at a Malaysian airport but the much of the case remains a mystery. Kim [...]
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What this ‘casual’ photo tells us about N Korea

15-Feb-2018 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

North Korean state media on Tuesday reported its leader Kim Jong-un’s delight with the outcome of his country’s attendance at the Winter Olympics. Released [...]
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Winter Olympics 2018: Korea to pay for North’s delegation

15-Feb-2018 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

South Korea has approved a plan to pay the cost of hosting North Korea’s delegation to the Winter Olympics. The 2.86bn Korean won ($2.64m, GBP 1.9m) will come from the [...]
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N Korea an ‘increasing threat’ despite charm offensive, warn top intelligence officials

15-Feb-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

North Korea won’t give up its nukes and Americans shouldn’t fall for the regime’s recent charm offensive, top intelligence said Tuesday. “North Korea [...]
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Korea union says GM plant closure move is ‘death sentence’, threatens strike

15-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

General Motors’ (GM.N) workers at a South Korean plant staged a protest on Wednesday against its planned closure, calling the move by the US automaker a “death [...]
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Korea vows firm action against ‘illegal’ and unfair cryptocurrency trading

15-Feb-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

South Korea said on Wednesday it will take firm action against illegal and unfair acts in cryptocurrency trading after a petition with 280,000 signatures was sent to the [...]
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Winter Olympics: Kim Jong-un calls for further reconciliation

Winter Olympics: Kim Jong-un calls for further reconciliation

14-Feb-2018 Intellasia | BBC | 7:18 AM

North Korea’s leader has called for a “further livening up” of the “warm climate of reconciliation” with the South created by the Winter [...]
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Can Winter Olympics momentum bring true diplomacy for North and Korea?

14-Feb-2018 Intellasia | LA Times | 6:00 AM

South Korean President Moon Jae-in could someday soon make a historic trek to Pyongyang for a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, a meeting made possible by recent [...]
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Korea says norovirus likely from food at private accommodation

14-Feb-2018 Intellasia | IANS | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s health authorities said on Tuesday that the outbreak of norovirus infection in the Olympic host town of PyeongChang was likely caused by contaminated [...]
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General Motors will shut a Korean plant, more cuts could follow

14-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

General Motors said it will close one of its four plants in South Korea and incur an $850 million impairment charge as part of a restructuring of its money-losing business in [...]
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N Korea slams UN sanctions days after attempted Olympics charm offensive

N Korea slams UN sanctions days after attempted Olympics charm offensive

14-Feb-2018 Intellasia | CBS News | 6:00 AM

After a fleeting thawing of tensions between North and South Korea at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, North Korea’s UN mission on Monday lashed out against what it [...]
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Korea Is Considering a New Licensing System For Cryptocurrency Exchanges

14-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Ethereum World News | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s government is considering a licensing system to regulate cryptocurrency exchanges in the country similar to New York’s ‘BitLicense’. In [...]
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